Police denied reports of disorders at a warehouse in Khorgos

Date: 16:20, 01-08-2019.

Almaty. August 1. KazTAG - Police have denied the reports about disorders at a warehouse at the Khorgos international center for border cooperation.
“The warehouse  is safe and sound. The conflict has been resolved locally.  None of the  employees and customs officers have been injured, ” said Kobeikhan Nurakhmet, official representative of the Almaty police department.
A video was distributed on social networks in which a group of people including  women and children, forcefully removes a fence of zinc sheets and, despite the efforts of employees in the uniform of customs officers, break into the site in front of the warehouse. The description of the video said that people broke into the warehouse and "cleaned it out".
“This incident occurred on July 31. The police and prosecutors who arrived at the scene of the incident carried out explanatory work and the situation was resolved. The actions of offenders will be given a legal assessment. Five participants who damaged the property (fence) will be  held liable in accordance with the current legislation, ” said the police
According to the messages, the brawl was triggered by an incident with customs officers who placed goods in a temporary warehouse that exceeded the weight limit.

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